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294 22 Feb 2015

Literary arts: 

Featuring Juliet Wilson-Bareau on ‘Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album', Oliver Kamm on his new book ‘Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English Usage', and Dominic Dromgoole from Shakespeare’s Globe on ‘Globe to Globe Hamlet’.

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293 15 Feb 2015

Global snapshot : 

We report on a new exhibition highlighting forgotten images from Libya’s past, Ann Morgan introduces new book ‘Reading The World: Confessions of a Literary Explorer’ and a behind-the-scenes look at Studio 54.

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292 8 Feb 2015

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound speak to the author Andrew Keen on why the internet is not the answer. Plus curator Mark Sealy explains the relationship between photography and human-rights activism.

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291 1 Feb 2015

Friday 30 January: 

Musician Chilly Gonzales joins Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound to discuss his new tracks inspired by Henry III, John McEnroe and others. Plus the history of cotton and art from the Middle East.

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290 25 Jan 2015

We meet the author of the award-winning play ‘Liberian Girl’, Gerard Russell discusses his new book ‘Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East’, and we’re joined by the editor and publisher of ‘Guantánamo Diary’.

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289 18 Jan 2015

We meet authors John and Jack Sutherland, journey into the world of everyday risk with Polly Morlan and ask Fatos Ustek to explain her ‘Fig-2’ project at London's ICA.

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288 11 Jan 2015

Artists Rob and Nick Carter explain their solo show Chinese Whispers, editor Joe Warwick discusses the new edition of Where Chefs Eat, and we explore art in post-Soviet states with Josephine Burton.

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287 4 Jan 2015

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound are joined by Professor Robert Tombs, who explains the turbulent and multifaceted history of the English, the duo also delve into the past of London’s Old Vic theatre with author Terry Coleman, and meet film-critic Anna Smith.

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286 28 Dec 2014

Andrew Tuck and Rob Bound meet The Rolling Stones photographer Gered Mankowitz, talk to Ziauddin Sardar about his new book on Mecca and get Peter York’s New Year's Eve do’s and don’ts.

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285 21 Dec 2014

James Ferguson from London's Beagle restaurant explains the perfect Christmas dinner and Eden Collinsworth discusses her career as a publisher and etiquette expert. Plus: Taschen's Nina Wiener on Norman Mailer's coverage of John F Kennedy's presidential campaign.

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284 14 Dec 2014

Our original Sunday show is hosted by Robert Bound and Andrew Tuck, covering key interviews of the week and looking ahead to the next seven days.

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283 7 Dec 2014

Andrew Tuck and Tom Edwards meet Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of 23andMe, to discuss the future of private medical provisions and there’s also a visit from one of Colombia’s most revered novelists, Tomás González. Plus, musicians Orphy Robinson and Paul Bradshaw assess John Coltrane's jazz masterpiece, A Love Supreme, 50 years since it was first recorded.

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